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FAQs - What film to use

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Keywords: film, non_nikon, faq

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AGFACHROME RSX II 50 Professional Good saturation
Great sharpness and detail
FUJICHROME VELVIA 50 Professional (RVP) Excellent vivid color scenics
Very popular with pros
KODAK EKTACHROME 64 Professional (EPR) Bright colors. For landscapes
& daylight portraits
KODACHROME 64 (KR) Excellent quality image
Wide latitude, sharp
KODACHROME 64 Professional (PKR) Great color balance
when processed immediately
AGFACHROME CT PRECISA 100 Sharp, intense color brilliance
Very good grain consumer film
AGFACHROME RSX II 100 Professional Very sharp, fine grain
Good color saturation and tones
FERRANIA SOLARIS CHROME 100 Good color saturation and grain
Sharp consumer film
FUJICHROME ASTIA 100F Professional (RAP 100F) Natural delicate hues, true skin tones and saturated colors
FUJICHROME PROVIA 100F Professional (RDPIII) The finest grainedpictorial film today
FUJICHROME SENSIA 100 (RA) Nice skin tones & fine detail
Replaced the Sensia II
FUJICHROME VELVIA 100F Professional Very good for landscapes, better shadow detail than the 50 classic
KODAK ELITE CHROME 100 (EB) Vibrant colors, pleasing skin tones
Excellent amateur film
KODAK ELITE CHROME EXTRA 100 (EBX) As the one above but w/higher
sharpness. Crisp contrast
KODAK EKTACHROME 100 Professional (EPN) Cool neutral
color balance
KODAK EKTACHROME 100 Plus Professional (EPP) Enhanced color saturation
over the above
KODAK EKTACHROME E100G Professional Very fine grain
Extended tonal range
KODAK EKTACHROME E100GX Professional Same as above
except warmer
KODAK EKTACHROME E100VS Professional Dramatic, vivid yet natural colors.
Very sharp
KONICA CHROME R-100 Good color, grain, detail,
contrast and stability
AGFACHROME CT PRECISA 200 Accurate colors, fine grain,
although a bit less sharp
AGFACHROME RSX II 200 Professional Excellent general purpose film
of the RSX II family. Pushable.
FUJICHROME SENSIA 200 (RM) Very good for slide projection,
natural colors
KODAK ELITE CHROME 200 (ED) Enhanced colors, sharpness
Pleasing tones
KODAK EKTACHROME E200 Professional Rich colors, great sharpness
Very fine grain, pushable to 800
KODACHROME 200 (PKL) Professional Very sharp, good colors
No latitude at all
FUJICHROME PROVIA  400F Pro (RHPIII) For indoors and mixed lighting
or twilight
FUJICHROME SENSIA 400 (RH) Similar to the Provia,
for the mass markets
KODAK ELITE CHROME 400 (EL) A fine film
for low daylight
KODAK EKTACHROME 400X Professional (EPL) Exceptional sharpness, warm
For low light action
KODAK EKTACHROME P1600 Professional (EPH) Pushable, from ISO 400 to 3200
with reported good results
"T" slide film, for 3200°K Tungsten light:  
FUJICHROME 64T II Professional (RTP II) Ideal for copy and portrait work
under tungsten lighting
KODAK EKTACHROME 64T Professional (EPY) Fine studio film
For long exposures
KODAK EKTACHROME 160T Professional (EPT) Excellent image quality
and color rendition
KODAK ELITE CHROME 160T (ET) Very good image quality
Amateur version of EPT
KODAK EKTACHROME 320T Professional (EPJ) For shooting in TV & movie sets
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Originally written on October 29, 2005

Last updated on December 19, 2017

J. Ramon Palacios J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources

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Andrew Robinson (asrobbie) on July 6, 2014

Really interesting lists. I'm getting back into film and this will save a lot of trial and error, and cost. Thank you!

Emory Hall (ehall) on January 24, 2013

Will be in this fine article again and again, what a labor of love. thank you Ramon.